Subject: Re: Correctness of core dumps
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Neil A. Carson <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/20/1999 16:40:54
Jason Thorpe wrote:

> UVM should skip dumping mmap'd devices.  I'm sure Mach VM had a check
> for this in it.

The mod that NCI had to make to skip this was something like:

		if (entry->object.uvm_obj->pgops == &uvm_deviceops)

in the main loop. Maybe there was a null-deref check needed for the last
dereference not being null, too.